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Published Feb. 25, 2020 4:11 PM

This workshop brings together scholars, students and administrative staff at the University of Oslo to envision ways of transforming university education in the age of the Anthropocene.

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Published Feb. 21, 2020 6:43 PM

How to better understand predicaments of environmental uncertainty? Felix Riede, Professor of Climate Change Archaeology and Environmental Humanities and OSEH Professor II, presents the 'palaeoenvironmental humanities' and its prospects to open up new interpretive and comparative terrain for the examination of human-climate relations.

Excavator, Trails, Nature, Forest, Mountain, Soil
Published Feb. 21, 2020 5:57 PM

How to understand China's global investments abroad in an environmental context, and the planetary, world-making nature of global building projects? Alessandro Rippa talks on what the environmental humanities can bring to this field.

Snal, Leaf, Plant, Close-up
Published Feb. 19, 2020 5:08 PM

What happens when actors with different interests claims access to the same natural and cultural site? OSEH professor II Thom van Dooren explores some of the complexities of conservation in the context of deep histories and ongoing realities of colonization and militarization.

Mountain, Road, Skyline, Houses, Sunrise
Published Feb. 5, 2020 4:24 PM

How to get beyond a neoclassical theory of economic growth? Economist Marie Storli, leader of Rethinking Economics Norway will speak about ways of rethinking and democratizing standard economic theories on which climate-economy models are based.

 
People, Family, Guiding, Windmills, Sun,
Published Feb. 5, 2020 11:28 AM

What role does energy play in fighting climate change and achieving more sustainable societies? Vebjørn Bakken, theoretical chemist and director of UiO:Energy, presents the work of UiO:Energy, its interdisciplinary approach, and why there is a need for such an initiative.

fin whale skeleton, display, temple,
Published Feb. 4, 2020 7:50 PM

How can the environmental humanities engage more critically with topics of religion? Associate professor in Japan Studies and project leader Aike Rots presents Whales of Power and the research project's main objectives.

Pigs, Fence,
Published Feb. 2, 2020 8:43 PM

In accordance with UiO's measures to prevent spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) this event has been cancelled.

How come western countries consume more meat than ever despite of its negative impacts? Agronomist, ethnologist and cultural historian, Karen Lykke Syse, talks about how meat consumption in Norway is being justified by history and culture.

Dust, Storm, Neighborhood, Street, Houses
Published Jan. 27, 2020 9:45 AM

CANCELLED.  We hope to bring Libby Robin back at another time in the future.

How does soil intersect with global justice, conservation ideals and changing environmental sensibilities? Environmental historian and museum curator Libby Robin talks about soil in local and global perspectives, in light of the current Australian summer. 

Road, Gravel, Rocky Landscape
Published Jan. 16, 2020 3:23 PM

How does the construction and development of land based wind power affect nature and people's relationship to the outdoors? Vidar Lindefjeld, legal advisor and co-founder of La Naturen Leve, talks about the impact of interventions in nature caused by wind power structures.

sun, sky, wood, car store
Published Jan. 15, 2020 11:02 AM

How to address the double bind between growth and sustainability? In this talk, anthropologist Thomas Hylland Eriksen engages with the climate crisis in Queensland, Australia. He asks how different knowledge regimes identify and interpret facts differently, and how this creates conflicting depictions of the world and solutions to humanity's problems.

Studentparlamentet, Villa Eika, building, exterior, pride flag
Published Dec. 20, 2019 7:16 PM

How can the University of Oslo become a greener university? Christen Andreas Wroldsen, president of UiO's Student Parliament, will talk about the need to build a more sustainable UiO.

 
water, rocks, Nysnø logo
Published Dec. 20, 2019 3:37 PM

CANCELLED.  We will try to bring Lene Hodge back at another time in the future. 

landscape, sand, wanter, car, broken building structures
Published Dec. 20, 2019 2:32 PM

Earth system scientist Jana Sillmann introduces her work for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and shows how climate extremes and their associated risks are assessed across disciplines.

 Map of Iceland, first published in 1570, showing the volcano Hekla
Published Nov. 8, 2019 11:26 AM

Can musical aesthetics register the turbulence of living together with volcanoes? Tore Størvold talks about geosociality and the ecocritical analysis of Icelandic music.

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Published Nov. 6, 2019 3:58 PM

Can we integrate art and academic practice to find new ways of representing other-than-human species? How do we engage in storytelling that adequately describes our kinship with the more-than human world?

Illustration of the climate anomaly of the 1770s, from 1772
Published Nov. 5, 2019 3:41 PM

How have past societies dealt with climate change? Dominik Collet talks about new approaches in the emerging field of climate history.

Beijing University statue of a taijiquan practitioner wearing a face mask
Published Nov. 4, 2019 11:11 AM

How do people’s experiences and fears of air pollution transform into new visions of sustainability and creative forms of action? We have invited Mette Halskov Hansen to talk about the Airborne project, exploring the human dimensions of air pollution in China.

book cover "our entangled futures"
Published Oct. 15, 2019 4:27 PM

Is it time to tell a new story about climate change? Karen O'Brien talks on the potential of stories to empower social change.

children's shoes in the sand
Published Oct. 15, 2019 1:14 PM

What is the relationship between education and sustainable development? Elin Sæther talks about COSER, a research initiative aiming to explore education in light of today's complex sustainable development issues.

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Published Oct. 14, 2019 10:28 AM

Elisabeth Ulrika Sjødahl from the Oslo School of Architecture and Design talks about Beautiful Landscapes and Heavy Pollution.

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Published Oct. 10, 2019 1:34 PM

The Oslo School of Environmental Humanities (OSEH) celebrates its official opening on 1 November 2019 at SALT, a nomadic art space located at Oslo’s harbor.

collage of different types of underwater plants
Published Sep. 18, 2019 3:37 PM

Eli Rinde from the Norwegian Institute for Water Research (NIVA) talks about threats to the marine biodiversity in Norway and possible solutions.

Iceberg floating in the sea
Published Sep. 18, 2019 2:57 PM

Can we extract water from Antarctic icebergs? Dr Julia Jabour from the University of Tasmania talks on efforts to design a legal regime to regulate iceberg harvesting.

Aerial view of small settlement by the sea in Alaska
Published Sep. 18, 2019 11:46 AM

What are the international law implications of the Anthropocene? For this lunch discussion we have invited Research Professor Davor Vidas, a member of the Anthropocene Working Group of the International Commission on Stratigraphy.